Don’t get your hands dirty with the disciplining!
Grab a strong G&T, take a physical and emotional step back and let your partner be the villain for a bit! View Post

You can’t be expected to love your Step Kids right away, you might not even like them!
The only things I love immediately, unequivocally, and at first sight, are double gin & tonics and puppies! View Post

Step Up and Support the Step Mum!
If you have another woman giving love to your kids, show some fucking respect! View Post

A Parent is for Life, not just for Christmas!
November hits, and all off a sudden I’m getting, “Happy Friday” texts, and the little sprogs are enquiring how my week at work has been! View Post

The Trials & Tribulations of Technology!
Whenever we decide to “ban the gadgets” as a family in our house, some clever little shit inevitably suggests getting Monopoly out… View Post

Teamwork makes the dream work, but so does bribery and gin!
I’m a big believer in monetary rewards and casual bribery were kids are concerned! Works every time! I feel zero shame... View Post

We don’t negotiate with Terrorists
Every and any situation where we had to communicate with the ExWife, went from basic to bonkers in less than 30 seconds flat! View Post

You’re jealous of his Ex Wife
The bottom line, jealously isn’t classy. And the one who conducts themselves without jealously, will always have the upper hand View Post

Whoever said money can’t buy love, was talking absolute shite.
I openly admit to having spoiled them at times, particularly in the early days. I was trying far too hard with the big stuff, when the focus should've been on the small stuff View Post

You are not their Mother!
Essentially, step kids do not want you to act like their Mother, or a Friend or an Aunt. They don’t want you to ACT like anyone! View Post